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and diversify the economy? >> in northern virginia, peggy fox, wusa9. >> and turn out is expected to be light. so all the more reason both sides are pushing to get out their base. open tomorrow from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. >> for the first time in 24 years, voters will have a choice in the college park mayor's race. the current mayor is being opposed by robert. he's a middle schoolteacher at george washington university. and mayor fellows house improvements along the route 1 corridor. if elected, he'll work to soften the hostility toward university of maryland students. >>> and other cities in maryland also will hold municipal elections on tuesday and among those, takoma park, which is making voting history. it is the only place in america where it is legal for teens as young as 16 to cast a municipal ballot thanks to city council approval back in may. and scott broom is in the montgomery county maryland suburb with what they expect tomorrow. >> well despite this rather unorthodox expansion of the franchise to vote for high school sophomores and juniors. turnout tomorrow is expected to be lo
, is there a direct impact in your community? >> oh, of course there is. our local economy is in rural california are basically dependent on ranching, farming, timber, hunting, fishing, and every time we make bureaucratic decisions that impact that, we destroy the economies of the north of the state. >> reporter: this isn't their first try. people in northern california and southern oregon tried breaking away once before in 1941, even setting up roadblocks on the borders of a state of jefferson, it fizzled out with the beginning of world war ii. >> and it turns out that breaking away from one state to form a new one is as old as the united states. beginning in 1776, when the colony of delaware broke from pennsylvania, maine was once part of massachusetts, west virginia and kentucky were once part of virginia, and tennessee was a break away from north carolina. and, of course, much of the south seceded and called itself a separate country until it was defeated in the civil war. secessionist by tradition it is almost like thanksgiving, thanksgiving stays and secession comes and goes. >> douglas bri
interest rates at near record lows. the bad news is the reason why. the reason is the u.s. economy is still growing just fast enough and just slow enough that it still needs the help out there. the fed says budget battles on capitol hill are restraining growth. it plans to continue the stimulus until the job market improves, quote, substantially. >>> there is some other good economic news to report. the term deficit is at its lowest level since 2008. the treasury says $680 billion, the deficit is less than half of what it was in 2009 when it hit a record high of $1.4 trillion. the combination of the forced budget cuts, the came tester with tax -- the sequester with tax increases on high income households are the factors that led to the rucks. >>> if you're a veteran looking for a job, you may want to check out usajobs.gov, they have been hiring. veterans make up 29% of the new federal workers. that is the highest percentage of military veterans in more than two decades. the defense department led the way with about 46% of new hires being vet ramps. >>> parlay view fran say? if you're fluent
, even if the economy goes through another severe down turn. there was no down turn for stocks friday. investors kept the positivity flowing. the dow climbed today to 15615. the s & p 500 was better by 5 and the nasdaq was better by three. >>> twitter starts trading thursday. it faces skeptical investors. the associated press cnbc poll shows 36% of americans believe buying stock in the seven-year- old short messaging service would be a good investment. 47% disagree. the poll also finds one in five americans currently have a twitter account. >>> honda is recalling 344,000 odyssey mini vans for a sensor issue. the automaker says the problem could cause the vehicle to break on its own. the recall includes mini vans from the 2011-2008 model years. the fix is installing a new sensor but the sense sores are not available until 2014. until then handa -- the sensors are not available until 2014. until then honda is asking the vehicles be started with their vehicles facing straight ahead. >>> drivers could get an early holiday present at the gas pump. oil supplies are near a record high. some
and the economy. that's why i'm supporting terry mcauliffe. "i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad." ard to say no to the opportunity of a lifetime. even if it's five hundred miles away. there's a lot to figure out. new city. new job. new bank. a friend recommended suntrust. because mobile banking lets me manage my money how i want, when i want. so i can make the most of my new life. and focus on all that's ahead. with every suntrust checking account, it's easy to avoid fees and go mobile. suntrust. how can we help you shine today? hey. how's homework, guys? good, good. hi. hi. you made dinner? ace detective work. nice. can you put those in some water for me? i can. what'd you make? the boys' favorite. taco pie. mm-hmm. taco pie? mmm. how 'bout a table for two at le madri? how 'bout we don't have a sitter? done. christina caputo confirmed for 7:00 p.m. really? mm-hmm. done and doner. (horn honking outside) hmm. what do you want me to put these in? uh, there's a vase in the cabinet there. come on. got it. this better not be the sitter. (honking continues) it's for
after the federal reserve said the economy still needs help from its stimulus program. later today we're going to see just how soft the economy is when new economic and earnings reports are released. checking the numbers the dow dropped 61 points in trade yesterday. the s&p 500 fell eight points and the nasdaq lost 21. >>> facebook reported earnings after the bell that wall street -- that beat wall street expectations. revenue was up 60% on strong mobile ad sales. the stocks spiked in after hours trading and then headed lower. that's because facebook's finance chief says younger teenagers are using the site a little bit less nowadays. >>> you are about to get dumped and you have no idea but facebook does. a new study by cornel university and facebook suggest the social network can predict how healthy your relationship is. in simple terms the study suggests people in the healthiest relationships have their own lives and they have their own separate group of friends. people who don't, trouble in that relationship. they can predict within two months when they're going to break up. kind o
to boost the economy. >> a lot of enthusiasm about pushing back on obamacare i don't we are going to celebrate dysfunction and dependence and high taxes. >> i almost wish the election would go off another week because the folks are finally seeing the destructive nature. >> it is affecting an enormous number of people negatively. >> reporter: as a woman, i need a candidate that i trust. i trust ken his record was very good, he prosecuted predators i can't mcauliff still leading a very tight race. andrea you mentioned those attack ads, election watchers say mcauliff has a whole lot of money to spend on those attack ads. he is spending ten times more than cup has so far. more from the democrats coming up at 6:00. >> so new, more attack ads in the next 24 hours delia? we should expect that? >> probably a whole lot more. >>> in addition to the state wide races, virginia voters will also be electing delegates to the state house. there are also local contests in maryland tomorrow, including the first contested mayoral race in college park in 24 years. you can go to our website wusa.com a
women to make reproductive healthcare decisions. he'll focus on jobs and the economy. that's why i'm supporting terry mcauliffe. "i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad." i'm mark herring, candidate for sponsored this ad.nd i vo: this is what mark obenshain called a "common sense proposal." obenshain voted to force women to have a transvaginal ultrasound in order to have an abortion. called "intrusive," "medically unnecessary," and "government rape." the virginian-pilot said obenshain used the power of government to do something grotesque. and now he wants to be attorney general? mark obenshain: a real threat to virginia women. >>> well we have all heard about the high school woes. high school seniors are running into another speed bump. this one is suppose to help them get into college. >> it is suppose to make the application prospect easier for students to submit applications through the sites. keep better pack of who they are in that application prospect. but for many, it has made a stressful time even more stressful. >> reporter: this website has
economy in the world next to china and batista is a symbol of it but it proves to be a lot of thin air. >> reporter: much of the oil turned out to be unrecoverable, too difficult or expensive to pull out of the ground. some fields had to be abandoned. then as batista ee cash was running out, the brazilian economy began to get cool. >> that's what his fortuned were tied to. >> reporter: only last year batista ranked eighth on bloomberg's index of world billionaires. he's now fallen off the list. what does he have left at this point? >> well, thing he has a lot of debts left to creditors. stay tuned. but there doesn't look like there's going a happy ending to this story. >> when it filed for bankruptcy wednesday it listed $5 billion in debts. >> it's an amazing story. i went to brazil and some of my friends knew him. he invited us to visit with him. he has a mercedes in his living room. >> half a million dollars. >> and you walk outside and there's a cross. it's a spectacular view of brazil. he has fallen a very long distance. >> is it because he was more of a showman? >> no. i think he
medicare. both candidates agrow however they want to create jobs and grow the economy. >> my tax cut plan which will grow 58,000 new jobs and reduce the personal income tax the 5%. and the business income tax to 4%. >> my opponent proposes $1.4 billion tax cut and resoundly criticized. it will come right out of education. early childhood development, reform in the sols. teacher pay. investing in community colleges. financial aid at higher ed. i think that's the prudent way to do budgeting. >> i like those too. i like education. i like puppies. but i don't bring a puppy home. i don't bring a puppy home if i don't have a plan for how i'm going to deal with that puppy. or guess what my house is going to look like. and he's all puppy and no plan. >> reporter: so how are voters feeling four days out? we talked to some of them coming up in the next half hour. andrea and mike back to you. >>> thank you. >> the woman accused of vandalizing the washington national cathedral and possibly the lincoln memorial with paint is mentally incompetent to stand trial. a judge issued that ruling based on a ps
schlesinger looks at how prices will affect families and the future of our economy. >>> it's no illusion, mirrors are bringing light to a dark corner of norway. we'll visit a town that's waking up to a new dawn. >>> and neighbors say a hot sauce factory is bringing them nothing but pain. only on "cbs this morning," an inside look at the home of sriracha. but first this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00. >>> secretary sebelius was asked to testify last week but she didn't have time and the questions have only piled up. >> a new high for the dow. what's driving it. >> oh, my goodness. it's corporate america in great shape. >> media reports that china's falling apart near tiananmen square. an act of terrorism. >> reporter: the cardinals have to win tonight or they'll go home. last night it wasn't clear if they'd make it out of st. louis. >>> a marine veteran dies saving his schoolchildren. >>> an american soldier reunites with an afghan soldier who saved his life. >> reporter: did you ever think this was not going to happen? did you ever give up hope? >> i had a brother here fighting for me. >
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